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windows 8 compatible pc

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hi I have been looking on ebay for pc's that are able to run as test machines either xp, win 7 or win 8, win 8.1 or all other versions of win 8.x  - below is a link I have been looking at:

due to my company not having their own lab for me to test, I am currently running my own windows 2003 domain lab at home with a mix of the below 32bit machines:

- Pentium 2 & 3's that run: windows 2003 servers
- advent laptop can also run windows 7
- Dell P4 - currently runs 2003 but can also run 2008

question 1.  can anyone give me some advice although as windows 2003/xp will not let me download any updates after april 2014, so I am thinking I need now 64bit machines only  ?

question 2.  I am thinking I need to
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